February 16, 2022 • National Review

How Georgetown Is Stifling Speech on Campus

The university is implementing the academic analog of a SLAPP suit against Ilya Shapiro. How do you stifle unpopular speech at a place like Georgetown University whose policy states that […]

July 20, 2021 • Amazon

Business Ethics for Better Behavior

A clear and concise roadmap for ethical business behavior using commonsense moral principles.

December 24, 2019 • Georgetown Law

The Real Danger of the Responsibility Surplus

The Responsible Corporate Officer doctrine permits the criminal punishment of an executive who neither participated in nor was aware of a criminal offense commi

May 30, 2018 • Springer Publishing

Introduction to the Symposium on Crime Without Fault

Public Welfare Offenses are crimes that do not require mens rea. Originally limited to regulatory offenses that carried only small penalties, over the decades

June 1, 2017 • Taylor & Francis Research Insights

The Problem of Punishment

This chapter suggests that, in a liberal society, the problem of punishment is not identifying the purpose of criminal punishment, but determining whether crimi

March 1, 2017 • Oxford Academic

The Phantom Menace of the Responsibility Deficit

The strongest argument for the conclusion that corporations should be held morally responsible for their actions has been advanced by Philip Pettit.

March 31, 2016 • Wall Street Journal

The One Kind of Diversity Colleges Avoid

Many universities are redoubling their efforts to diversify their faculties in response to last fall’s wave of protests from student groups representing women a

March 15, 2016 • The Hill

Nudging Voters

A perennial complaint about our democracy is that too large a portion of the electorate is poorly informed about important political issues.

March 15, 2014 • Social Science Research Network

Lobbying and Self-Defense

Lobbying consists in the effort to influence the decision of government policy makers.

February 12, 2014 • Cambridge University

Is There a Duty to Obey the Law?

This essay argues that there can be a duty to obey the law when it is produced by the evolutionary forces at work in the customary and common law.

September 17, 2013 • HuffPost

Out of the Mouths of Babes

Those engaged in political disputation will often assert that what they contend "is so obvious that even a child can see it."

June 1, 2013 • Philosophy Documentation Center

Teaching Business Ethics: The Principles Approach

Business ethics is usually taught either from a philosophical perspective that derives guiding normative principles from abstract theories of philosophical ethi